Our School

"We love the tight knit community, the teachers, all the other families, just how inclusive and just how close knit and tight, and such a small, beautiful environment it is."

James and Kelsey parents at St Raphael's School

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St Raphael’s School is conveniently located.

Our location on Glen Osmond Road, Parkside makes St Raphael's School ideal for those who live locally as well as those who travel to or from the city or the Adelaide Hills regions. Our grounds are beautifully appointed and well secured providing a safe and nurturing environment to grow young hearts and minds.


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Mercy Sisters

Founded in 1889 by the Mercy Sisters, St Raphael’s School is a small school with a rich history and a big heart.  The original school room is now our heritage-listed hall where we gather as a community.  Our contemporary learning spaces allow for a rich and collaborative learning experience. 


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Welcomed and Nurtured

All children are welcomed and nurtured at St Raphael’s School.  As a Reception to Year 6 school in the Catholic Tradition, we live out our faith through inclusion – welcoming families of Catholic or other Christian faiths as well as families with other faiths or with no particular religious affiliations.  

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Diversity and Belief

We value diversity and believe that all children are entitled to a quality education. We work with our learners and their families to ensure every child can access their learning, progress their learning, celebrate achievement and thrive in our community.  

A beautiful environment